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A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Wed Nov 16, 2005 7:56 pm

I found the following news article in Flight International mentioning that Airbus will be demonstrating MSN004 in full Emirate colours, at the Dubai Airshow. This will be the first time the A380 will appear in an Airlines full colour scheme.

The most ironic part about this is that MSN004 is equipped with RR while Emirates has chosen EA.

The other ironic part about all of this is the fact that this very same aircraft is destined to go to Ethiad.

http://www.flightinternational.com/A...tes+colours+at+Dubai+air+show.html

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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Wed Nov 16, 2005 8:07 pm

Love it when I'm right Big grin When I made this exact suggestion about a month ago (around the first flight of the all-white msn004), it was met by several eye-rolling posts from Hamlet69. So... how will you be having your crow, Hamlet?  Wink
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Wed Nov 16, 2005 8:07 pm

Quoting WINGS (Thread starter):
The other ironic part about all of this is the fact that this very same aircraft is destined to go to Ethiad.

That is really funny.

Anyway, thanks for the link. I suppose we know now why it didn't get any color except that white.
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Wed Nov 16, 2005 8:45 pm

emirates 's just a diva who bought 43 a380...
 
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Wed Nov 16, 2005 8:47 pm

Quoting Thorben (Reply 2):
Anyway, thanks for the link. I suppose we know now why it didn't get any color except that white.

Aah, the glories of the much derided "Eurowhite"! Airbus could change a demo plane from EK to QF to AF and on to LH in as many days!
 
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Wed Nov 16, 2005 9:59 pm

Derided "Eurowhite"?
I don't like when airlines paint their planes into Air Force grey or still use the 60's window stripe style.
So it's up to the single person to decide.
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Wed Nov 16, 2005 10:03 pm

I really am looking forward to finally seeing the a380 in full civilian airline colours. When does it get to DXB??

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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Thu Nov 17, 2005 2:24 am

Will they really paint it, or reproduce the painting with stickers only?
I guess it will be the 2nd option... with is much more feasible and cheap.

PS: Will they paint(apply a sticker) in the bottom part of the aircraft, like on the new Emirates 77W's? I guess that is a new feature introduced in the paint scheme for all EK planes from now on.

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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Thu Nov 17, 2005 2:44 am

Quoting EI747SYDNEY (Reply 6):
When does it get to DXB??

That's the big question, if all goes according to plan, it should arrive here on Friday late afternoon (hopefully before it gets dark). For Saturday, a Burj-al-Arab flyby is planned!
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Thu Nov 17, 2005 3:13 am

Quoting Flying lsd (Reply 3):
emirates 's just a diva who bought 43 a380...

When you buy 45 of these babies, I assume you can tell Airbus how high to jump.
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Thu Nov 17, 2005 8:57 am

Quoting WINGS (Thread starter):
I found the following news article in Flight International mentioning that Airbus will be demonstrating MSN004 in full Emirate colours, at the Dubai Airshow. This will be the first time the A380 will appear in an Airlines full colour scheme.

I hope they paint it at night and the painters confuse EK colors with KLM colors Big grin
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Thu Nov 17, 2005 10:39 am

Quoting TinkerBelle (Reply 10):
I hope they paint it at night and the painters confuse EK colors with KLM colors

That would be a nice livery indeed!! Who knows whether we will see KL operate the A388 or not. I personally think KL will go for Boeing's new 747-8 further down the line which is great too! Big grin

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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Thu Nov 17, 2005 11:43 am

Quoting Scorpio (Reply 1):
Love it when I'm right Big grin When I made this exact suggestion about a month ago (around the first flight of the all-white msn004)

I thought you said you wouldn't speculate. Gotcha!  Wink
 
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Thu Nov 17, 2005 5:22 pm

just saw it this morning, in EK livery. The tail part of the livery looks a little bit over the top to me, but it is quite impressive overall.

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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Thu Nov 17, 2005 6:31 pm

Quoting Dynkrisolo (Reply 12):
I thought you said you wouldn't speculate. Gotcha!

Quite a difference between suggesting a company could paint a plane a certain way and speculating about complicated things like break-even points, weight issues and what no, don't you think?

So I'm afraid you're just grasping at straws  Wink
 
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Thu Nov 17, 2005 9:29 pm

Quoting LH477 (Reply 9):
When you buy 45 of these babies, I assume you can tell Airbus how high to jump.

 yes 

Quoting Eha (Reply 13):
just saw it this morning, in EK livery. The tail part of the livery looks a little bit over the top to me, but it is quite impressive overall.

Is it the usual Emirates scheme, or are they getting a new one  Confused
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Thu Nov 17, 2005 10:56 pm

Quoting Fly-K (Reply 8):
a Burj-al-Arab flyby is planned!

That is gonna be really good........

Quoting Eha (Reply 13):
just saw it this morning, in EK livery

Grab your camera man...and RUN.....

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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 2:26 am

It gets even better, the 380 will fly in formation with A6-EBG.
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 2:28 am

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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 2:36 am

Quoting GLAGAZ (Reply 18):
http://www.flightinternational.com/A...+unveiled+in+Emirates+colours.html

Gaz

Pretty sporty looking....pleasing to the eye too. Good work, Airbus.
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 2:37 am

Wow, looks pretty good afterall.
 
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 2:39 am

Thanks for the pic man

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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 2:46 am

Is it me or has 'time' made the A380 look much nicer??? It was hard to grasp such a monstrosity of a plane, at first... but now it just seems much more 'normal' and every day. It's becoming more pleasant to the eyes into something really nice looking. Love the wings and the tail... the nose still is hard to like.

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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 2:54 am

I just arrived back in TLS from business trip around 5.30 pm, and I saw this huge EK tail in front of "L'abreuvoir"..

MSN 004 was actually rolling for take-off just next to us, it was quite stunning!!!
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 4:13 am

I remember reading that when the 747 was touring for the Paris Airshow, Pan Am, the launch customer, wanted its logo painted on the test aircraft, since it had ordered 25 747s. However, Boeing nixed the idea and flew the aircraft in its own colors.

How times have changed!

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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 4:21 am

Quoting GLAGAZ (Reply 18):
http://www.flightinternational.com/A...+unveiled+in+Emirates+colours.html

Wow! The flag looks fabulous on that tail! I bet the Emiratis will love the size of it, too.
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 8:37 am

Quoting BoeingBus (Reply 22):
Is it me or has 'time' made the A380 look much nicer???

Yeah, it looks good in the Emirates colors. Hopefully it'll look good in full SQ and QF as well.

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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 9:06 am

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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 12:30 pm

Quoting Scorpio (Reply 14):
Quite a difference between suggesting a company could paint a plane a certain way and speculating about complicated things like break-even points, weight issues and what no, don't you think?

So I'm afraid you're just grasping at straws

So you have the ultimate wisdom of what is okay to speculate and what is not okay to speculate. Are you god?  Wink

Using your logic of what one should or should not be speculating, I don't think Airbus would be building the 380 now.  Wink

If we as human beings don't speculate, we probably would not be much better than other animals.

If investors don't speculate, what the world economy would be like?

There are fact- and logic-based speculations. There are random speculations. There are good speculations. And there are bad speculations. You can either ignore them or debate about them. But you can't tell people what they can or can't speculate. If you can speculate, no matter what it is, then others can, too. You don't define the standard for everyone.
 
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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 8:29 pm

Quoting A360 (Reply 7):
Will they paint(apply a sticker) in the bottom part of the aircraft, like on the new Emirates 77W's? I guess that is a new feature introduced in the paint scheme for all EK planes from now on.

Yes, the Emirates sign underneath the a/c has been painted!

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RE: A380 To Wear Full Emirates Colours At Dubai

Fri Nov 18, 2005 9:00 pm

It took off headed to Dubai, just 2hrs ago.

No camera again, sorry...(I was just heading to a meeting when I saw it taking off).

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